California Real Estate Executive Arrested in Wife's Killing

Police found signs of foul play but nobody at the multimillion-dollar home.
3:00 | 10/15/12

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A chilling story out of california. A top real estate executive was arrested, accused of killing his wife. The police went to the family's multimillion dollar home and found signs of foul play but no signs of a victim. Abbie boudreau has the latest. Reporter: Peter chadwick, the husband and father of three is behind bar, awaiting arraignment later today. This morning, he stands accused of killing his wife, qui, but also accused of hiding her body. We're searching for her. We believe she was the victim of a homicide. We're searching for her body. Reporter: Officers were called to the couple's home last week in newport beach. On wednesday, a neighbor called plits after seeing the couple's children at a bus stop waiting longer than usual for a ride. Another person reported hearing screams from the family's home earlier in the week. We responded to the home and discovered signs of a struggle and possible foul play. Reporter: That's when police began a wide search for the 48 yeerl and his wife. See in this photo, exclusively obtained by abc news. Early thursday morning, a break in the case. San diego police say peter chadwick called them. They found him 100 miles south of his mansion on a freeway near the california-mexico border. Police won't say how they think qui was killed or why they believe her husband was responsible. They awristed peter chadwick immediately. Abc news was unable to reach him for comment. He's being held on $1.5 million bail. Police adopt search for clues to he help them find qui chadwick. Now to new developments in a bizarre case of a woman

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